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50% Of Untreated Meningitis Patients Will Die – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that 50 per cent of meningitis patients will die if untreated. Dr Pricillia Ibekwe, the Director of Special Duties and Technical Lead for the National Cerebrospinal Meningitis Technical Working Group of NCDC, recently revealed this during an awareness ...

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Nigeria’s Active COVID-19 Cases Have Increased By 39 – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that the country’s COVID-19 active cases increased by 39, bringing the total number to 7,821. The NCDC recently disclosed this on its official Twitter handle, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to the agency, no death was registered ...

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FG Should Support NTBLCP In The Battle Against Tuberculosis – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has come out to solicit adequate funding for National TB and Leprosy Control Programme, NTBLCP. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Iheakwuazu recently revealed this in a goodwill message he presented at the commemoration of the occasion, in Abuja. According to him, Nigeria ...

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55 COVID-19 Variants Are Currently Circulating in Nigeria – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has come out to say that 55 different lineages of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are currently circulating in Nigeria. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu recently revealed this to the press, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, ...

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Nigeria Has Recorded 1,634 New Coronavirus Cases – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,634 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The NCDC recently disclosed this on its official Twitter handle, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to the agency, the total number of infections in the country has now risen to 133,552, and the ...

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If You Come In Contact With Your Urine, Faeces, You Risk Contracting Lassa Fever – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to issue a Lassa fever Public health advisory to Nigerians. NCDC recently revealed this via its Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, people of all age groups who come in contact with the ...

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Be Careful With How You Celebrate Christmas Amid The Pandemic – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has come out to beg Nigerians to adhere to recommended measures put in place by the public health authorities during the Christmas period. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu recently revealed this recently, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, ...

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Coronavirus Testing Is Very Poor In Some Nigerian States – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that there is inadequate testing for COVID-19 in some states in the country. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, recently revealed this in Abuja at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. According to him, these inadequate ...

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There Is No Coronavirus Spike In Nigeria – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that Nigeria is not experiencing a spike in COVID-19 infections. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu recently revealed this while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to him, for more than 2 ...

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#EndSARS: Coronavirus Is No Respecter Of A Protester, Wear Your Mask – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has come out to warn #EndSARS protesters to be mindful of the coronavirus amid their protests. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu revealed this recently at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Media Briefing in Abuja. According to him, the number ...

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Nigerians Must Beware Of Scammers Posing As Us – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to urge Nigerians to beware of scammers posing as the centre to defraud unsuspecting citizens. NCDC recently revealed that it is not giving out cash to people, neither will it ask for cash in exchange for employment. According to The ...

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Have Reduced Because Testings Have Decreased – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has come out to say that Nigeria has not started flattening the curve amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu revealed this in a recent chat with Vanguard. According to him, the decrease in fresh infections being witnessed ...

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Equitable Access To Coronavirus Vaccines Is Key In Nigeria – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that it is working hard to make sure Nigerians have access to the coronavirus vaccines when available. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu revealed this during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in ...

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16 Nigerians Have Died From Coronavirus In The Last 24 Hours – NCDC

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13,447 Nigerians have successfully recovered from coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The agency recently revealed that 344 cases have been successfully treated in the past few days. According to NCDC, 16 new COVID-19 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours across Nigeria, with ...

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The Samples NCDC Collected In Kano Surpassed Their Expectation – Ganduje

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Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has come out to say that his state is recording successes in the fight against coronavirus. He recently revealed this via Mr. Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor. According to him, the fight has not been a failure because of the unrelenting ...

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Our Ban On Mass Gatherings Still Stands – NCDC

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has come out to say that it is yet to relax its guidelines on mass gathering in the coronavirus (COVID-19) protocol. Dr. Chikwe revealed this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) media briefing on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, ...

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Ajimobi’s Burial Will Be In Accordance With NCDC Guidelines – Bolaji Tunji

Abiola Ajimobi

The burial ceremony of former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has been postponed. His spokesperson, Bolaji Tunji revealed this to the press recently. According to him, all plans have been postponed and the family would soon make an announcement to that effect. He added that the burial will be ...

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Nigerians Should Use Face Masks, Not Face Shields – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that there is no proof that face shields alone can provide primary respiratory protection against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...

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Every Nigerian State Has A Coronavirus Case – NCDC

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu has come out to say that no state in Nigeria is free of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). He revealed this at a recent media briefing today. According to him, no state can claim to be free of the ...

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We Never Sent Positive Test Kits To Cross Rivers State – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has refuted reports that it sent positive and negative test kits and cartridges of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to Cross River State. Recall that Cross River State’s Commissioners for Information and Health, Asu Okang, and Beta Edu recently accused the agency and the Federal Ministry ...

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